Careers at CES

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Careers at CES

Mission

Our mission is to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. We believe that obstacles to learning can be overcome, and once that happens, learning is natural for everyone.

We value:

  • Quality and excellence
  • Inovation, creativity and vision
  • Inclusiveness, equity and diversity
  • Collaboration with others

Social Justice and Equity

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We are taking action together to challenge racism and support equity, we also commit to making our work intersectional by taking on sexism, classism, heterosexism, youth oppression, transgender oppression, religious oppression, ableism, sizeism, and more. We are doing this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. In doing so, we are building capacity to support and assist schools, and districts responding to their educators' and students' needs with an increased and intentional focus on matters of bias, social justice, and equity.

We hope that you will join us in this work!

Equal Opportunity

CES is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds, especially candidates whose backgrounds are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse student populations we serve.

CES is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, CES will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Cheryl Rogers, Director of Human Resources at crogers@collaborative.org.

 


Open position titles listed below are organized by region and coded to reflect the hiring program (e.g., SpecEd, DYS, ProfDev, etc.).

The Collaborative for Educational Services seeks Summer School Teachers for the Department of Youth Services (DYS) to provide direct instruction for students in DYS residential schools.  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required, educator licensure preferred.  Demonstrated successful teaching with at-risk youth in urban settings highly desirable   This is a part-time, seasonal position for 30 summer school days with hours from 7:30am-1:30pm, which includes non-instructional and lunch times.

We Offer:
  • Multiple positions, in all content areas, throughout the state.
  • Small and personalized classes with a focus on academic and behavioral success.
We value: Culturally responsive instruction which builds on student strengths. Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others.

This is you:
  • An energetic and dedicated educator, committed to working with youth who have been placed at risk.
  • A teachers who is asset-based and familiar with culturally relevant practices.
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Work alongside other educators dedicated to improving life outcomes for highly vulnerable youth.
  • Help equip an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to see themselves, in a different light; allowing them to realize their own potential and new possibilities. 

Candidates will designate the region in which they would like to work when applying.  Review of resumes begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. 
Statewide
97 Hawley Str.
01060 Northampton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services has an immediate opening for a dedicated Science Teacher (MA licensed) to educate youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services in Middleton, MA.  This is your opportunity to empower a population of young people who’ve had many challenges in their short lives. Our Teachers help students learn and grow, impacting them in ways that shape how they view the world and where they see themselves in it.

We Offer:
  • Compensation based on a union scale which includes paid sick and personal time, advanced for new teachers
  • Participation in the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System
  • Teacher loan forgiveness, up to $17,500 for qualified candidates
We value: Culturally responsive instruction which builds on student strengths. Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others.

This is you:
  • A passionate and mission driven educator, committed to working with youth who have been placed at risk.
  • An innovative high school teacher, committed to positive youth development who values professionalism. 
  • A teacher intent on providing high quality, personalized, college and career ready education.
  • A person who understands that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires lifelong learning and a commitment to allyship.
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Help equip an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to see their world, and themselves, in a new light; allowing them to realize their own potential and new possibilities.
  • Teach small classes which are personalized to student needs with a focus on academic as well as behavioral success.
  • Work alongside other educators dedicated to improving life outcomes for highly vulnerable youth.
 
 
DYS - Northeast Region
33 Gregory Street
01949 Middleton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services anticipates an opening for a creative Math Teacher (MA licensed) to educate youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services in Middleton, MA during the 20 - 21 School Year.  This is your opportunity to empower a population of young people who’ve had many challenges in their short lives. Our Teachers help students learn and grow, impacting them in ways that shape how they view the world and where they see themselves in it.

We Offer:

  • Compensation based on a union scale which includes paid sick and personal time, advanced for new teachers
  • Participation in the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System
  • Teacher loan forgiveness, up to $17,500 for qualified candidates
We value: Culturally responsive instruction which builds on student strengths. Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others.

This is you:

  • A passionate and mission driven educator, committed to working with youth who have been placed at risk.
  • An innovative high school teacher, committed to positive youth development who values professionalism. 
  • A teacher intent on providing high quality, personalized, college and career ready education.
  • A person who understands that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires lifelong learning and a commitment to allyship.

Highlights of What You Will Do:  

  • Help equip an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to see their world, and themselves, in a new light; allowing them to realize their own potential and new possibilities.
  • Teach small classes which are personalized to student needs with a focus on academic as well as behavioral success.
  • Work alongside other educators dedicated to improving life outcomes for highly vulnerable youth.

 

 

DYS - Northeast Region
33 Gregory Street
01949 Middleton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking Activity Leaders to teach any one of the following: outdoor survival activities, outdoor games, outdoor sports & outdoor team building.  AND ... if there is anything you feel middle school aged youth will benefit from, let us know!  We're open to exploring additional learning opportunities for our program participants!  If you love to teach and believe students self-confidence, health, and brain power improves from active learning; this position may be for you!

We are looking for energetic and creative candidates to teach youth in groups of ten.  The position hours are Tuesday & Thursday 2:00pm-4:30pm, Wednesday 2:00-5:30pm; starting February, 2020 until May 28,2020.  Summer work may also be available!  There’s lots of flexibility in scheduling hours, in fact Activity Leaders do not have to commit to the full school year; or full work weeks. Teaching experience is a definite plus.

We welcome applicants who think out of the box or use our curriculum resources, to create learning environments which engage and challenge our activity hungry youngsters.

Please send your resume and a cover letter which details how you would structure an hour long class. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
 
After School - Ware
4 Gould Rd
01082 Ware , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a Professional Development Coordinator to join our team under our Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) contract with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Massachusetts license required. Our ideal candidate will have a Massachusetts teaching license and Master’s Degree in Education or a related field.

Licensed educators who work in SEIS schools are able to participate in the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Successful candidates may be eligible for loan forgiveness.

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  
 
We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:

  • You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
  • You value professionalism and culturally responsive educational opportunities.
  • You have experience being a supervisor and with professional development design and implementation.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Implement a multi-year professional development plan for SEIS, in collaboration with each host-agency (Departments of Mental Health, Public Health, Youth Services, and County Houses of Correction).
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the instructional coaching program serving SEIS teachers
  • Coordinate the SEIS Mentoring Program and New Teacher Induction Program
  • Travel to various locations within Massachusetts.

We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings and/or who hold a MA administrator license.  
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

SEIS Administration
97 HAWLEY ST
01060 Northampton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking Activity Leaders to teach any one of the following: outdoor survival activities, outdoor games, outdoor sports & outdoor team building.  AND ... If there is anything you feel middle school aged youth will benefit from, let us know!  We're open to exploring additional learning opportunities for our program participants!  If you love to teach and believe students self-confidence, health, and brain power improves from active learning; this position may be for you!

We are looking for energetic and creative candidates to teach youth in groups of ten.  The position hours are Tuesday & Thursday 2:00pm-4:30pm, Wednesday 2:00-5:30pm starting February, 2020 until May 28th.  Summer work may also be available!  There’s lots of flexibility in scheduling hours, in fact Activity Leaders do not have to commit to the full school year; or full work weeks. Teaching experience is a definite plus.

We welcome applicants who think out of the box or use our curriculum resources, to create learning environments which engage and challenge our activity hungry youngsters.

Please send your resume and a cover letter which details how you would structure an hour long class. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
 
After School - Amherst
170 Chestnut Street
01002 Amherst , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is currently seeking a a MA licensed secondary level Special Education Teacher to work in an adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Worcester, MA for the remainder of the school year (2019-2020). Massachusetts license, secondary level, required. Appropriate teacher license in Special Education desirable.

Teachers in SEIS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Successful candidates may be eligible for the teacher loan forgiveness program.

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  
 
We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:
  • You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
  • You value professionalism and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.
  • Implement effective instructional strategies and research based on curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures.
 We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings.  
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
SEIS - Central Region
288 Lyman Street
01581 Westborough , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is currently seeking a dedicated ELA Teacher to work in adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Worcester, MA for the remainder of the school year (2019-2020). Massachusetts license, secondary level, required. Appropriate teacher license in Special Education desirable.

Teachers in SEIS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Successful candidates may be eligible for the teacher loan forgiveness program.

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  
 
We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:
  • You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
  • You value professionalism and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.
  • Implement effective instructional strategies and research based on curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures.
 We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings.  
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
 
Worcester MA - SEIS/DMH
309 Belmont St
01604 Worcester , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a MA Licensed secondary level Math Teacher to work at an adolescent Department of Mental Health program in Tewksbury, MA for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.  Appropriate teacher license in special education is also desirable.

We may also consider unlicensed applicants – if you feel this is the right job for you, please apply!  CES has a Licensure Program to help you get your teaching career off to a great start.  Our convenient locations and hybrid-online format can help you easily make the transition to licensed teaching. 

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  If you need it, sick leave may be advanced; 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. 

We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:

  • You are an innovative, creative and collaborative secondary level Math Teacher; or an educator willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal which occurs in the 19-20 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • You welcome the opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 

  Highlights of What You Will Do:  

  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DMH.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.

 Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Tewksbury - SEIS
365 East Street
01876 Tewksbury , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a MA Licensed secondary level Math Teacher to work at an adolescent Department of Mental Health program in Tewksbury, MA for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.

We may also consider unlicensed applicants – if you feel this is the right job for you, please apply!  CES has a Licensure Program to help you get your teaching career off to a great start.  Our convenient locations and hybrid-online format can help you easily make the transition to licensed teaching. 

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  If you need it, sick leave may be advanced; 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. 

We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:

  • You are an innovative, creative and collaborative secondary level Math Teacher; or an educator willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal which occurs in the 19-20 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • The opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 

  Highlights of What You Will Do:  

  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DYS.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Support the development and implementation of multiple pathways for learning, including, as appropriate, GED preparation, diploma, post-secondary coursework, career exploration, and vocational opportunities.
  • Integrate individual student’s education background information to design instruction, including IEP goals and objectives, EYF education and career goals, learning style information, and accommodations as needed.

 Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Tewksbury - SEIS
365 East Street
01876 Tewksbury , MA
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